Who doesn’t enjoy some well-deserved skin lovin’? I love interviewing indie business owners! Each person has a moment in their life when they’re forced to make a decision and they choose the path most difficult – simply because they dream bigger than they live. Anastacia’s Skin Studio is Nashville’s best known hot-spot for organic spray tanning, waxing, micropigmentation (aka microblading) and more! Stace (Anastacia) and I have been friends for almost 5 years or so and I’ve seen her business grow incredibly well. She’s an amazing business woman and friend..plus she totally knows what she’s doing. She literally geeks out over the science behind skin and the cosmetic aspects of it..I mean, I trusted her to microblade my brows! You don’t just let anyone do that! ;)
Happy beginning of the week! We all know how much of a makeup lover I am, so I just couldn’t let you start your week without sharing my favourite green makeup products! I adore all of these products so much, and use most of them almost daily. They’re staples in my personal makeup kit, so I hope you get something out of this post and check them all out – plus end up loving them too! ;)
Spring is in the aaaair and Gabriel Cosmetics is launching the Radiant Beauty collection in celebration of the warmer weather! (Well, per my official statement at least!) This collection includes gorgeous varieties of pink-toned 5-free nail polish (you know how much I love me some pink!), an eyeshadow palette with cool, calming tones, a matte finishing powder and a matte soft pink blush, then finishes off with a beautiful medium toned nude lipstick!
Live Inspired Organics; hand-crafted, body care created out of a passion cultivated in the belief that behind every superior product, there is a powerful story – now I can get behind that!
A story of all-natural, no harm and organic beauty as told by each beautiful ingredient.
So, what’s the story behind Live Inspired? Well, it’s pretty simple really – aren’t those the best kind of stories anyhow? ;) – nourishing, healing and renewing products are a result of the use of superior all-natural, pure and organic ingredients. These incredible ingredients, combined with all of the love and gratitude that’s poured into the products made make this company really stand out. Gina, their founder, is one of the sweetest souls! It’s been such a pleasure connecting with her over the past couple of months. She has a heart of gold, and you can really sense that in conversation (whether that be on Instagram or e-mail) and yep…products!
A matte lipstick that’s organic?! I know, FINALLY, right?! I’ve had a handful of ladies ask me about a matte lipstick that contains safe ingredients, and preforms. In the green beauty world, there are few and far between. But, alas, here we have them! 100% Pure has put out a new Semi-Matte Lipstick (even though it says semi, I see it more of a “matte” on its own) that is made with mostly organic butters and fruits – but how did they get them to apply matte, you ask? Read more to find out, including my thoughts** on these deliciously gorgeous lippies!